Cohen III scores 20 to lead Green Bay over UIC 63-62
CHICAGO (AP) — Sandy Cohen III had 20 points and scored the go-ahead basket on a putback with a minute to go as Green Bay edged past Illinois-Chicago 63-62 on Friday night.
Wright State wins 4th straight, beats Green Bay 87-75
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Billy Wampler had 21 points and Loudon Love added 18 with eight rebounds as Wright State won its fourth-straight game, beating Green Bay 87-75 on Saturday night.
Wright State (12-10, 6-3 Horizon League) has won four of its last six games. The loss was to league-leading Northern Kentucky 68-64.
Cole Gentry added 16 points and Skyelar Potter 13 for the Raiders who shot 55 percent (30-55) from the floor while holding Green Bay to 28-of-59 shooting (47.5 percent).
Cohen scores 26, McCloud 21 in Green Bay win over UIC
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sandy Cohen scored 26 points with four assists, JayQuan McCloud added 21 points and Green Bay defeated Illinois-Chicago 90-85 on Saturday.
After UIC led 44-42 at the half, Green Bay amped it up in the second half, scoring 48 points on 56 percent shooting. Four players reached double figures in the second half alone.
Newman scores 33 to lead Oakland past Green Bay
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Sophomore Karmari Newman came off the bench to score a career-high 33 points, 14 better than his previous high, and Oakland rolled to a 90-78 victory over Green Bay on Saturday.
Green Bay beats Youngstown State in overtime 99-93
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored 24 points and Kameron Hankerson had 19, both career highs, and Green Bay beat Youngstown State 99-93 in overtime on Thursday night.
PJ Pipes added a career-high 16 points, making 8 of 8 at the line including the tying points in regulation and the Green Bay's final six in overtime. Shanquan Hemphill added 10 and Sandy Cohen III made all six of his free throws, four in overtime, in scoring nine points along with seven rebounds and two big blocks.
Riley sparks Evansville past Green Bay 80-75
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Riley sank 12 of 14 free throws, scoring 24 points and grabbing seven rebounds, to help Evansville hold off Green Bay 80-75 on Saturday.
Marty Hill added 12 points for the Purple Aces (6-6), who snapped a two-game skid.
Kameron Hankerson scored 12 of his team-high 18 points in the first half to guide the Phoenix (6-7) to a 37-35 halftime lead. Neither team led by more than four points in the opening half.
McCloud with 21 points leads Green Bay past Belmont 100-92
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored 21 points and Green Bay toppled undefeated Belmont 100-92 on Saturday.
Shanquan Hemphill added 17 points, three rebounds and three steals for the Phoenix (5-3). PJ Pipes added 15 points, Sandy Cohen III and Trevian Bell had 14 and Kameron Hankerson chipped in with 11.
DETROIT (AP) — Freshman Loudon Love scored 17, Grant Benzinger hit four 3-pointers and finished with 15 points and nine rebounds and Wright State beat Green Bay 87-72 on Saturday to advance to the Horizon League Tournament semifinals.
Love was 7-of-12 shooting and Benzinger hit all five of his field-goal attempts as the Raiders shot 52 percent. Cole Gentry had 16 points, Everett Winchester added 15 and Jaylon Hall and Mark Hughes scored 10 apiece for No. 2 seed Wright State (23-9).
Detroit — There's something about this Horizon League tournament that brings out the best in the local guys.
Last year, it was Flint's Cameron Morse who had his coming-out party, scoring 34 in Youngstown State's stunning upset victory over top-seeded Oakland.
On Day 1 this year, it was Novi's Kameron Hankerson who put on a show in a 93-81 victory over Detroit Mercy on Friday at Little Caesars Arena. Hankerson scored a career-best 36, making seven ov nine attempts from 3-point range.
Detroit — In what would be its final game of the season, the first half of Detroit Mercy's Horizon League tournament opener at Little Caesars Arena on Friday night summed up its entire season: tired.
Tired of the noise, tired of the unordinary, and, perhaps most notably, tired of Green Bay's 3-point shooting.
DETROIT (AP) — Kameron Hankerson poured in 36 points with seven 3-pointers, both career highs, and No. 7 seed Green Bay defeated tenth-seeded Detroit Mercy 93-81 on the opening day of the Horizon League Tournament on Friday.
Green Bay (13-19), which has scored 90 points or better in its last three games, advances to meet second-seeded Wright State (22-9) in Saturday's quarterfinal round.
Small, Cohen help Green Bay defeat Detroit 107-97
DETROIT (AP) — Khalil Small scored 26 points with 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals, Sandy Cohen added 31 points and Green Bay raced out of the regular season with a 107-97 defeat of Detroit Mercy on Saturday.
Small scores 27 and Green Bay beats Penguins 85-67
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small scored 27 points with seven rebounds and Green Bay beat Youngstown State 85-67 on Saturday.
Small was just 2 of 8 from the arc but 8 of 13 otherwise and reached 20 points for the ninth time this season. He also had four assists and three steals. The senior guard was three points shy of his career high of 30 that came against Cleveland State on Jan. 6.
Northern Kentucky turns away Green Bay 77-65
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Lavone Holland II scored 16 points, including a pair of baskets that blunted a Green Bay rally, and Northern Kentucky beat the Phoenix 77-65 on Saturday.
After Green Bay got within five with 6:11 to go, Holland made consecutive baskets, Tyler Sharpe added another and Drew McDonald a 3-pointer in 9-0 run.
Hankerson scores 24, Green Bay tops Milwaukee 99-92 in OT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Kameron Hankerson came off the bench to score a career-high 24 points, including the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 38.7 seconds left in overtime, and Green Bay defeated Milwaukee 99-92 on Monday night.
Hankerson grabbed the rebound after a Milwaukee miss and made two free throws with 21.3 seconds remaining to make it 97-92. Sandy Cohen III, who finished with a career-high 29 points and 10 rebounds, added two free throws with 9.2 seconds left.
Patterson, Brennan help IUPUI sweep Green Bay 67-61
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ron Patterson scored 16 points with three steals and Aaron Brennan added 15 points with 11 rebounds as IUPUI defeated Green Bay 67-61 on Friday night, sweeping the Phoenix in Horizon League play and winning two in a row for the first time this season.
Carpenter leads Cleveland State to 80-79 win over Green Bay
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kenny Carpenter scored two layups to give Cleveland State the lead in the closing minutes and then blocked Green Bay's last field goal attempt as the Vikings held off the Phoenix 80-79 on Thursday night.
Small comes up big in Green Bay’s 80-79 win over Oakland
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small sank four free throws in the last 51 seconds, giving Green Bay just enough of a lead to survive a last-second 3-pointer and hang on to defeat Oakland 80-79 on Saturday.
Small finished with 14 points, making 5 of 7 at the foul line. Kameron Hankerson led with 19, Sandy Cohen III 17.
Caldwell-Turner show puts Bowling Green past Green Bay in OT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Rodrick Caldwell and Justin Turner each scored 21 points and Bowling Green beat Green Bay 81-78 in overtime Thursday night.
Caldwell made a 3-pointer in overtime and all six of his free throws — four in the last 15 seconds — to secure the win. He missed just one of 11 free throws for the game.
Turner started the extra period with a pair of free throws and his layup with 4:05 left gave Bowling Green (8-4) the lead for good.
Green Bay cruises to 108-64 win over Rockford behind Small
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small sank five 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 29 points to help Green Bay to a 108-64 win over Division III Rockford on Monday night.
Green Bay (5-6) went scoreless for nearly two minutes after the opening buzzer as Rockford raced to a 7-0 lead but then dug in for an 11-3 run capped with Small's jumper. Rockford got two quick layups to retake the advantage, 14-11, five minutes into the game but then Green Bay took over.
Green Bay routs Div. II Wisconsin Parkside early, wins 86-50
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Hunter Crist came off the Green Bay bench to hit 6 of 7 shots from the field, including both 3-point attempts, to fuel the Phoenix' 86-50 romp past Division II Wisconsin-Parkside on Saturday night.
Green Bay raced to a 32-point lead by halftime and cruised to the victory.
Barnes powers Indiana State to 85-63 win over Green Bay
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jordan Barnes totaled 22 points on 6-of-9 shooting from 3-point range and Indiana State dominated the second half and beat Green Bay 85-63 on Tuesday night.
Egekeze, Windler lead Belmont past Green Bay 86-75
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Amanze Egekeze scored 21 points and Dylan Windler added 20 and led his team with 10 rebounds as Belmont snapped a three-game slide, beating Green Bay 86-75 on Saturday.
It was Windler's seventh double-double this season. He was 7 of 14 from the field including six 3-pointers for the Bruins (5-4). Mack Mercer scored 19 points off the bench and Kevin McClain had 11 points and five assists.
Green Bay stops Florida A&M from the free-throw line, 57-50
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small made 11 of 12 from the free-throw line and scored 16 points to lead Green Bay to a 57-50 win over Florida A&M on Friday night, leaving the Rattlers 0-5 on the road to start the season.
The Phoenix made bank from the line, hitting 24 of 29 attempts (82.8 percent) and are now 95 of 117 from the line through four games. Green Bay continued to vigorously defend the 3, holding Florida A&M to just 1 of 14 from behind the arc.
Mississippi State beats Green Bay 77-68 behind Ado
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Freshman Abdul Ado recorded his first double-double on Monday and led Mississippi State to a 77-68 win over Green Bay.
Ado had 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Bulldogs improved to 3-0. It is the best start for Mississippi State since starting 5-0 in the 2014-15 season. Lamar Peters had a game-high 18 points for Mississippi State while Aric Holman and Nick Weatherspoon had 13 and 10, respectively.
Hankerson, Small help Green Bay top D-III Lakeland 98-27
ASHWAUBENA, Wis. (AP) — Kameron Hankerson scored 17 points, Khalil Small added 13 plus a career-high dozen rebounds with six assists and all 11 players scored as Green Bay defeated Division III Lakeland 98-27 Friday night.
Green Bay (1-1) opened on an 11-0 run and Lakeland didn't score until nearly five minutes had elapsed.
Green Bay rallies in 2nd half, downs Detroit 89-81
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Charles Cooper matched his season high with 22 points and Green Bay rallied in the second half to defeat Detroit 89-81 on Sunday to clinch the third seed into the upcoming Horizon League tournament.
Green Bay bounces Detroit 89-81 to grab Horizon’s No. 3 seed
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Charles Cooper scored 22 points on 8-for-11 shooting and Kenneth Lowe went 7 for 8 and scored 16 points and Green Bay pulled away late to beat Detroit 89-81 on Sunday to earn the No. 3 seed in the Horizon League Tournament.
Green Bay (18-12, 12-6) beat out Northern Kentucky (21-10, 12-6) which earned the No. 4 seed.
Oakland wins 8th straight to beat Green Bay 85-72
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jalen Hayes scored 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds, Sherron Dorsey-Walker added 19 points and Oakland distanced itself from Green Bay at the end for an 85-72 win Friday night for its eighth straight win.
Kameron Hankerson's 3-pointer tied the game at 67 with five minutes remaining before Oakland (23-7, 13-4 Horizon League) closed with an 18-5 run while making 6 of its last 7 shots. Green Bay (17-12, 11-6) made just 2 of its last 9 attempts.
Kanter has 19 points, Green Bay blows by St. Mary’s (MN)
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Kerem Kanter scored 19 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Green Bay drubbed Division III St. Mary's (MN) 108-59 on Thursday night.
Kanter hit 5 of 8 field goals and made 9 of 12 free throws. Jamar Hurdle came off the bench to knock down 10 of 14 from the floor for 21 points. Warren Jones added 13. Kameron Hankerson and David Jesperson chipped in 10 points apiece for Green Bay (6-6) as all 10 players put points on the board.